New patrol police has started work in east Ukraine city Maryupil, Ukraine’s Internal Minister Arsen Avakov informed on Facebook.
‘172 patrol officers led by Vitaliy Gorkun took oath in Maryupil today to serve Ukrainian people’, - Avakov wrote.
According to Avakov, the competition was high – up to 17 people for one position: ‘We received 3139 applications and were very strict in selecting candidates, considering higher responsibility of this particular police unit’, - the Minister added.
The average age of the policemen is 27 years: ‘There are 38 women and 128 officers with higher education. Five of them took part in military combat’, - Avakov explained.